September 29, 2022

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Commonwealth Video games 2022: Tobi Amusan conjures up Workforce Nigeria to first ever Girls’s 4x100m Gold medal


Nigeria girls’s 4x100m quarter of Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Grace Nwokocha made historical past Sunday afternoon on the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham by changing into the primary girls’s relay workforce to win a Commonwealth Video games gold.

The quartet did in record-breaking vogue, working 42.10 seconds to interrupt the hardly a month outdated 42.22 seconds African document they set in Oregon, the USA on the World Athletics championships.

World and Commonwealth Video games 100m hurdles champion and document holder, Amusan began the historic run with an excellent first leg earlier than handing over to Ofili who ensured Nigeria maintained the benefit earlier than giving Chukwuma, the person 100m finalist the baton.

Chukwuma ran the curve completely and handed over to reigning Nigerian 100m queen, Nwokocha within the first place.

The 21-year Nwokocha maintained the benefit regardless of the risk by Nice Britain’s anchor leg runner, Darly Neita to carry residence Nigeria’s first girls’s relay gold.

The lads’s workforce of Udodi Onwuzurike, Favour Ashe, Alaba Akintola and Raymond Ekevwo additionally made historical past with the bronze medal win.

The medal is the primary by the boys’s 4x100m relay workforce since 1982.

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